Montpellier HSC 1-2 Arsenal: Match Report

By Adeniyi Samuel (@seynx)­­­­­­­­

Manager Arsene Wenger started his three match UEFA ban today thereby paving way for assistant manager Steve Bould to take charge of the team for the first time this season. Steve Bould made just three changes from the starting lineup that spanked Southampton during the weekend.

Vito Mannone replaced injured Wojciech Szczeny as Per Mertesacker, Thomas Vermaelen, Kieran Gibbs and Carl Jenkinson completed the back line. Abou Diaby was passed fit to start. Mikel Arteta, Santi Cazorla and Gervinho were the guys for the middle, while Lukas Podolski and Montpellier old boy Olivier Giroud were the front two.

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First In…Last Out?

By Patrick Grove

Wednesday night saw Arsenal Football Club’s victory over Borussia Dortmund move the Gunners into the knockout stages of the Champions League for the twelfth time in a row (Twelfth looks spelled wrong to me…doesn’t it?).  Allow that to sink in for a moment (the consistency not the spelling)…. Read More …

Golf on the Dutch Agenda

By Patrick Grove

 Arsenal Football Club returned from Norwich City with their fifth consecutive win in the league on Saturday afternoon.  The trip to the Canaries of East Anglia proved to be dangerous as expected but the Gunners managed to come out victorious.

AFC started the game about as well as could have been hoped following an week international break.  Right off the blocks Gervinho, Walcott, van Persie, and company were putting the Norwich goal under siege with pace, slick passing, and some good improvisation.   Had it not been for Russell Martin, the Gunners could have had the opener on 3 different occasions in the first 15 minutes.  Read More …